Charles Leclerc, is a Monegasque racing driver, who currently drives for Scuderia Ferrari in Formula One.
Late F1 driver Jules Bianchi was a childhood friend of his, who won his first championship when Charles was only 10 years old. He began karting at the track managed by Bianchi's father, and later also revealed that Bianchi was his godfather.
In 2016, he won the GP3 series championship, and in 2017, the FIA Formula 2 Championship.
In 2018, he made his F1 debut, with Sauber, a team that is associated with Ferrari. He was one of the top drivers from the Ferrari Driver Academy.
For the 2019 season, he signed a contract with Ferrari, to race alongside four time world champion Sebastian Vettel, also becoming the second youngest driver to qualify on pole position in F1 at the 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix.
Initially, it was announced that the contract will only be for 2019, but it was later revealed by then Team-Principal Maurizio Arrivabene that his contract would be at least 4 seasons long, lasting till 2022.
Charles Leclerc's net worth is estimated to be around $2 million.
Leclerc is largely backed by Scuderia Ferrari and the Ferrari Driver's academy, which Lance Stroll was also a part of. In his earlier days, he was also sponsored by Richard Mille, and the brand continues to back him.
Leclerc also recently became the brand ambassador for the Princess Charlene Foundation , which aims at helping children develop sporting values.
Charles Leclecr'c salary is estimated to be $3,500,000 with Ferrari, and his overall net worth has seemed to take a 30% hike from last year.
His primary residence is in Monaco, and he also owns a Ferrari 599 and a Maserati GranTurismo.
|Source of Wealth||Primarily F1 racing, and endorsements for the FDA|
|Cars owned||Ferrari 599 and a Maserati GranTurismo|
|Marital Status||Single, but in a relationship since 2015 with Giadda Gianni|
|Endorsements||Ferrari Driver's Academy|
|Charity||Ambassador for the Princess Charlene Foundation|